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800-Horepower Chevy V-8 in a ’58 Jaguar Lister Body Conquers Pikes Peak

Racer Richard Knoop piloted his Lister Knoop/Mann Special up Pikes Peak in 10 minutes and 56 seconds winning his class and, coming in overall at 12th. The car, long, low and sinisterly beautiful, was powered by an 800-horsepower Chevy V-8. The body that this engine was squeezed into was a 1958 Jaguar Lister. This climbing […]

World’s Greatest Car Wash?

Your Ford Escort Wagon is covered in dirt and grime and mud. It’s caked to the surface; the stuff is even packed up tight all among the underbelly of your fine ride. What’s a wagon lover to do? Well, if your second car happens to be a Liebherr 9800 mining excavator, you simply give your […]

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Postpone by Wildfires

Race organizers have postponed the 90th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb due to the Waldo Canyon wildfire and the other disastrous fires running rampant around the Colorado Springs, Co. region. Though no official new date has been given for the historic event that had been scheduled to take place on July 8, many believe it […]

Toyota Plug In Pumped for Pikes Peak Race

Toyota has announced that it too will be entering an experimental electric vehicle, the TMG EV P002, into this year’s Pikes Peak hill climb competition. The poorly-named TMG will feature an improved and updated take on the motor-battery combination and Radical racing chassis that set a lapping record in Nürburgring last year by completing the […]

Mitsubishi Prepares for Pikes Peak with its i-MiEV Evolution

Mitsubishi is headed to the hills to do battle with hill-climbers from around the world. The automaker has announced that it will join the hordes taking on the challenge of the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with pair of hill-eating vehicles. Both cars are specially-modified electric vehicles, i EV’s. One is not far off […]